bomb kills 11 people including children in karachi.
At least 11 people killed, including children, and 24 people were injured when a bomb went off outside a packed football ground in the densely populated area of Lyari in Karachi early on Wednesday
Prominent Lyari resident and MPA Sania Naz claimed that blast occurred when footballers and members of the crowd were leaving ground after the Ramazan Football Tournament came to an end.
The apparent target of the blast was Provincial Minister for Kutchi Abadis and Spatial Development Jawaid Nagori. He was also the chief guest at tournament and was reportedly injured in the blast.
According to Peoples Youth Committee president Shabbir Khan the bomb went off just as the minister along with the players and members of the crowd were exiting the stadium after the prize distribution ceremony.
The bomb was planted in a motorcycle. Bomb disposal squad said that the explosives were detonated using remote control.
The injured and the dead were shifted to the Lyari General Hospital, Civil Hospital and Jinnah Hospital. The majority of the dead and injured included children between the ages of six and 16. Some were even still in their football kits.